Trail’s End Bike Hotel in Grabouw is Africa’s first bike hotel, the perfect base to relax and explore the Overberg with family and friends or to use as a training ground for the next race.
For mountain bikers, trail runners and those who love the outdoors, Trail’s End offers year-round mountain biking and outdoor adventure accommodation.
The accommodation consists of 16 rooms in total, all of which are fully serviced. The ground floor rooms are dormitory-style, with shared facilities, separate men’s and ladies’ bathrooms and a wheel-chair friendly unit. The upstairs rooms are a mix of double, family and team rooms, and have en-suite bathrooms.
In addition to their different accommodation options, Trail’s End boasts an array of facilities to provide the best experience to guests.
A bike training area consists of the Declan O’Malley Flow trail, which includes drop-offs, switchbacks, and bridges to practice on with a professionally designed mini pump track too. Also on offer are various skills training clinics and workshops throughout the year, hosted by top-class mountain bikers.
A purpose-built swimming pool, 20 meters long with two lanes, and a resident swim coach accommodates all serious and professional swimmers.
A Wellness Centre is available with professional instructors and an in-house chiropractor, holding yoga and pilates classes weekly.
The hotel has a book lounge, stocked by the local bookshop Liberty Books, provides the perfect opportunity for cozy snuggling.
Their restaurant, catering healthy and performance-enhancing meals both for breakfast and for dinner, sources locally and sustainably as far as possible. Power smoothies and freshly roasted African coffee are also served at the coffee bar.
Additionally, there is a conference centre, fully equipped to seat 80 people for a variety of talks, seminars, training clinics, corporate functions and team-building events. With a large sliding door, it is also able to extend into the heart of the Trail’s End lounge area, allowing for bigger functions if need be.
Trail’s End is situated in the heart of the Overberg, 60km from Cape Town. The Elgin Valley lies a bike ride away, Hermanus a 40 minutes’ drive and a variety of wine farms, coffee shops, restaurants and popular farm stalls are all open for a visit.
Address: Trail’s End Bike Hotel, Worcester Rd, Grabouw, Western Cape, South Africa